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CMS FY 2013 Recovery Auditing Report to Congress Released

How CMS Continues to Mislead with Statistics CMS posted their report to Congress on recovery auditing in Medicare for FY2013, including many tables, charts and limited explanations, plus a bevy of perhaps accurate but misleading figures and percentages, obviously intended … Continue reading

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“Finally Friday!” CMS OMHA Settlement Conferences and Statistical Sampling

OMHA Settlement Conferences and OMHA Statistical Sampling Alternate but Rejected Title for this Show: How CMS Plans to Use Your Money to Solve Their Problems We were joined this week by Jessica Gustafson and Abby Pendleton from The Health Law … Continue reading

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News from the Week of February 28

The Pause Expands Last Month, CMS extended the pause (I refuse to call it a moratorium) on RAC reviews of Medicare claims under the  2 Midnight Rule to a full year, from Oct. 1, 2013 to Sept. 30, 2014. MACs, … Continue reading

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News from the Week of February 14

OMHA Forum Shockers Quoting staggering numbers of appeals that are stuck in the mail room, much less not yet assigned to a Judge, the Administration Law Judges gave an organized forum. Chief ALJ Nancy Griswold stated that OMHA is committed … Continue reading

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News from the Week of January 27 2014

Preview of this week’s news… CMS extended the moratorium on audits of claims for proper use of the 2 Midnight Rule. News from last week, too. Continue reading

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“Finally Friday!” Interview: Former ALJ Nick Urevich

This session was recorded on Friday, May 24, 2013. Former CMS Administrative Law Judge Constantin “Nick” Urevich, now a practicing attorney in Los Angeles, speaks today about his experience hearing over 3,000 cases during his six year tenure working for … Continue reading

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